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Kentucky Awarded $20 Million to Grow ‘New Energy Economy’

A project aimed at helping Kentucky transition to a “new energy economy” has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation. Kentucky was one of six jurisdictions chosen to receive a five-year Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 1 award from the NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). An additional $4 million in matching funds

New diabetes and kidney research centers at IUPUI win Signature Centers Initiative funding

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has named two new centers — one dedicated to diabetes research and the other focused on developing imaging methods for the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease — as 2014 recipients of initial funding under the IUPUI Signature Centers Initiative. The IUPUI Signature Centers Initiative fosters the development of centers unique to

Kentucky Awarded $20 Million to Grow ‘New Energy Economy’

A project aimed at helping Kentucky transition to a “new energy economy” has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation. Kentucky was one of six jurisdictions chosen to receive a five-year Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 1 award from the NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). An additional $4 million in matching funds

Shifting Toward Employment

More PCPs are becoming hospital employees, according to ACA impact study on physicians and their practices By LYNNE JETER “Uncertainty prevails” was a common theme in the recently released Jackson Healthcare study on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact on physicians and practices. “We found that a significantly larger number of physicians desire to be

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Griffith Elected to National Medical Honor Society Board of Directors

Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, has elected Dr. Charles “Chipper” H. Griffith III, senior associate dean for medical education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, as a councilor director on the Society’s board. Griffith’s three-year term begins at the AOA board of directors meeting in Portland, Maine, on Oct. 3.

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Kentucky Adult Protective Services Caregiver Misconduct Registry

The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) will launch a new web-based registry that will allow vulnerable adult service providers and individuals, pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) 209.032, to query the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (Cabinet) as to whether a validated substantiated finding of adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation has been

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Kentucky Adult Protective Services Caregiver Misconduct Registry

The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) will launch a new web-based registry that will allow vulnerable adult service providers and individuals, pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) 209.032, to query the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (Cabinet) as to whether a validated substantiated finding of adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation has been

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Maximize benefits, minimize confusion

Louisville-based company using technology to enhance hospital 340B programs. By Ben Keeton A new Louisville-based company recently launched using proprietary technology to help hospitals maximize the benefits of the federal 340B program. PrescriptLink, a new company focused on managing prescription utilization by healthcare organizations, has recently been launched David Laird, Doug Howell and Dan Scott,

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